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Police launch investigation after man dies sleeping on streets

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Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

Education
Edinburgh City Chambers on the Royal Mile

Edinburgh residents face 3p council tax rise as budget agreed

Edinburgh

Real Mary King’s Close celebrates busiest year in its history

Old Town

In Pictures: 5 photos of Edinburgh cinemas that are no more

Edinburgh

Man attacked former partner with hammer and set fire to caravan

Crime

Bodybuilder ‘high on steroids’ slashes man he found in wife’s bedroom

Edinburgh
Ben Thomson and Janet Archer were called to Holyrood to explain Creative Scotland's recent controversial funding cuts to MSPs.

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

Entertainment

Brian Monteith: Voting at 16? They can’t even use a sunbed

Brian Monteith
Ian Thompson of Fisherrow Yacht Club has been shortlisted for the RYA Scotland Volunteer of the Year award. He is pictured with his wife Alison.

Ian’s nomination is nautical but nice

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Craig Laidlaw gets to work as MSP Joe FitzPatrick and the other graduates of the work placement scheme look on. Picture: Alan Richardson

BT connects young workers with skills

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Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 'Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business in administration

Edinburgh
Lisa Stephenson. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Cancer survivor who defied odds smashes Maggie’s fundraising aim

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Fergus 'Johnnie' Graham completed 32 operational flights

Bomber Command gunner Fergus ‘Johnnie’ Graham remembered

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Screenings for mothers and babies can be a lifeline for new mums. Picture: Cate Gillon

Parents could be allowed to bring babies to watch 15-rated films

Entertainment 3

Leith unites to help homeless man drenched with bucket of water

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‘Remarkable’ Ryan is a real lifesaver

News 1

Top city firms named at Edinburgh Business Awards

Business 1

‘My sister was with me every step of the way to Everest Base Camp’

News 2
Charles Strachan admitted attempted murder

Man attacked former partner with hammer and set fire to caravan

Crime
Police are investigating a break-in at a cafe

Teenagers raid Midlothian café and steal cash from till

Crime
A female cyclist was hurt after being hit by a car

Cyclist injured in Musselburgh hit and run

Crime
The incident happened in West Lothian Falkirk Sheriff Court heard.

Bodybuilder ‘high on steroids’ slashes man he found in wife’s bedroom

Edinburgh

Crowbar thugs damage Edinburgh youth centre in late night raid

Edinburgh 1

Tortoise stolen from Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

Edinburgh 2

‘Homeless man’ found dead in New Town

Edinburgh

Man charged after police drug raid in Penicuik

Penicuik
The collision has closed a lane of the M8, Picture: Traffic Scotland

Delays on M8 after crash and broken down vehicle

Edinburgh
Openreach engineers install fibre cabling near Edinburgh. Picture: Openreach

Broadband firms rapped and fined for worsening roadworks

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Picture: Traffic Scotland/Twitter

Traffic updates: Lengthy delays on City Bypass due to accident

Edinburgh 1
Sheffield may have a tram network, not just a single line like Edinburgh, but John McLellan know where he'd rather live

John McLellan: A world-class city needs decent roads – or hover-buses

Opinion 4
Steam trains at Waverley Station (1949). The Edinburgh-Glasgow line was Scotland's first inter city railway. Picture: TSPL

From the archive: Edinburgh-Glasgow train line opens 176 years ago

Entertainment

ScotRail passengers hit by major signalling disruption

Transport
2 vehicles were involved in the incdent.

2 vehicles involved in crash at Fort Kinnard

Edinburgh

UPDATE: Incident cleared following accident on Quality Street

Edinburgh

In Pictures: 5 Edinburgh roads ‘ravaged by potholes’

Edinburgh

Huge repair backlog leaves Edinburgh roads ‘most potholed for 20 years’

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Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

News
Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

Education
An East Lothian schoolgirl's award-winning accessible toilet sign has gone on display on the door of Fort Kinnaird's disabled toilet and bathroom facilities in a bid to make them more welcoming for people with hidden disabilities or long-term illnesses.

Schoolgirl inspires Fort Kinnaird to upgrade toilet facilities for ‘hidden’ disabled

Health
Oxgangs Primary School. Picture: TSPL

Pupil struck by ceiling tile at Oxgangs Primary

Edinburgh 1
Edinburgh City Chambers

Budget clash over cash for Edinburgh schools

Education

Boroughmuir High evacuated on day it opens for first time

Edinburgh

Care in crisis: Edinburgh’s social care leader outlines how extra £4 million will be invested

News 1

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News 4

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 3
An East Lothian schoolgirl's award-winning accessible toilet sign has gone on display on the door of Fort Kinnaird's disabled toilet and bathroom facilities in a bid to make them more welcoming for people with hidden disabilities or long-term illnesses.

Schoolgirl inspires Fort Kinnaird to upgrade toilet facilities for ‘hidden’ disabled

Health
The inhalers. Picture: MHRA

Thousands of asthma inhalers recalled in safety scare

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Kim with her dad, David, who has MND

Kim to abseil down Forth Road Bridge to raise MND Scotland funds

News 1
St John's Hospital in Livingston

Cross-party plea for St John’s children’s ward reopening

Health
A blue ribbon is used as a symbol to promote awareness of prostate cancer (Picture: Getty)

Steve Cardownie: I’m waiting for cancer test results

Opinion 1
Care at home is seen as the ideal situation for many.

Care in crisis: Edinburgh’s social care leader outlines how extra £4 million will be invested

News 1
Mervyn Miller (age 70)'. Edinburgh charity Birthlink help people affected by adoption.

Edinburgh pensioner mourns loss of funding for Birthlink charity

Health

Liz Leckie: You can’t crush my spirit, Cancer

Opinion

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

News

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics

Lothian NHS staff worst hit over parking permit queue

Health 5
Queen Elizabeth and  Anna Wintour

Fiona Duff: A frown is a smile upside down

Opinion
A Scottie dog mascot waves goodbye at the closing ceremony of the 1986 Commonwealth Games at Meadowbank

Susan Morrison: Wave goodbye to Maxwell the runaway blimp

Opinion
A mummy cuddle is great, but maybe not every night

Hayley Matthews: My six-year-old just wants to sleep with his mummy

Opinion

Leader comment: No-one should be sleeping rough in Edinburgh in 2018

Opinion

Susan Morrison: The sneaky – and smelly – ways we mark our territory

Opinion

Leader comment: Be vigilant but carry on as normal

Opinion

Ewan Aitken: That political decision that’s making people homeless

Opinion

John McLellan: A world-class city needs decent roads – or hover-buses

Opinion 4

Scots middle earners face an ‘unknown tax future’

Politics
Edinburgh City Chambers on the Royal Mile

Edinburgh residents face 3p council tax rise as budget agreed

Edinburgh 8
Opposition have outlined how they feel funding should be handled.

Opposition parties have their say on city budget

Edinburgh
Edinburgh City Chambers

Budget clash over cash for Edinburgh schools

Education
Lewis Ritchie

Harassment-accused councillor moves office after quitting SNP

News
Volunteers and residents pictured at the Cyrenians farm in 1981

Ewan Aitken: That political decision that’s making people homeless

Opinion

Social Bite sleep-out will pay for 600 homes for rough sleepers

News 1

Steve Cardownie: SNP shouldn’t lose sleep over Ritchie’s resignation

Opinion 1

Brian Monteith: Voting at 16? They can’t even use a sunbed

Opinion 1

Councillor denies sex harassment claims but admits drink problem

Politics
Ben Thomson and Janet Archer were called to Holyrood to explain Creative Scotland's recent controversial funding cuts to MSPs.

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

Entertainment 1
The Three Degrees appear on Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

The Three Degrees headline Allan’s Big Big Variety Show

Entertainment
Toast Wine Bar, The Shore, Leith

Toast on The Shore know the write way to enjoy a glass of wine

Entertainment
Ben Thomson and Janet Archer were called to Holyrood to explain Creative Scotland's recent controversial funding cuts to MSPs.

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

Entertainment 1
Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

Education
Staff members Keith Baxter and Jennifer Houston welcome McKenzie Grace, Adah Barenburg and Caroline Ross, from Naples as The Real Mary King's Close's 250,000th guests

Real Mary King’s Close celebrates busiest year in its history

Old Town

Total value of Edinburgh property revealed

Business